Monday, 22 September 2014
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Jun 4 2007 | 11:10am ET
Maple Leaf Capital has hired James Xu as a portfolio manager, working out of its London office with a focus on fixed-income volatility. Xu joins from Titan Capital in New York where also he managed a fixed income volatility strategy.
Michael Wexler, Maple Leaf Capital’s chief investment officer, stated that Xu would “bring to Maple Leaf outstanding experience and depth in trading fixed income volatility.”
The Maple Leaf Macro Volatility Fund, with current AUM of US$520 million, trades implied volatility as an asset class with a dual approach to trades from both a macro and a volatility perspective, across commodities, currencies, equities and fixed-income.
Aug 25 2014 | 11:21am ET
As many of you know, FINalternatives was recently acquired by the owners of Futures magazine, a firm called The Alpha Pages LLC. Today marks the soft-launch of a new sister site for both publications. As its name suggests, The Alpha Pages will cover all types of alternative investments, going far beyond the more well-known ones such as hedge funds and private equity. Read more…
Credit default swaps brought down the London Whale and cost JPMorgan $6.2 billion. Here is how it happened.